> I don't think that this is a Debian-specific issue. In my experience
> WiFi latency is simply too unstable for timing. Plus these router/CPE
> devices are reputed to be less than suitable for use as time servers.
Indeed WiFi is - and almost none of these backhauls are 802.11-based. The majority of these links are Motorola/Orthogon and Redline OFDM gear suitable for transporting TDM voice with a bit of Dragonwave thrown in for fun
I'm not sure where the router/CPE comment comes from as these are devices installed on towers for providing GPS timing pulse to access points, but I do agree.
> You may also want to ask your question on the comp.protocols.time.ntp
> Usenet news-group or the gatewayed firstname.lastname@example.org mailing
> These fora will get you in contact with the NTP developers and core
> Please note that you will need to visit
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> to the mailing list.
> Fair warning: The NTP developers are rather FreeBSD-centric and don't
> about package manager integrity; the usual knee-jerk advice is to tell
> you to upgrade to the current ntp-developement release from their
Thanks! Appreciate the heads up
I will ask the folks over there.
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